University of Pittsburgh

Garcin de Tassy, Joseph Heloidore Sagesse Vertu

French scholar of Asian languages, 1794-1878, translator of Farid ud-din Attar's Mantiq al-Tayr.

Fishburn and Hughes: "A French orientalist, a specialist in Arabic, Persian and Hindustani, who translated the Parliament of Birds in two volumes in 1857 and 1863." (76) 

Borges Index: 
El acercamiento a Almotásim, Historia de la eternidad, OC, 418. Margaret Smith: The Persian Mystics: Attar, BS, 278.